Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/DP605501
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 1, 2020.
Are you an effective leader who is committed to improving standards?
Charthouse Primary School (PS) is seeking a Deputy Principal who holds themselves accountable to high expectations, prides themselves on their commitment to students and builds positive partnerships across the school community.
The successful applicant will work within the Executive Team to lead the staff and students by providing instructional and curriculum leadership. In collaboration with the Principal and members of the Executive Team, the Deputy Principal provides educational leadership in the school and the community by developing and promoting the school vision and establishing strong relationships with students, staff and the community. The successful applicant would ideally also display strong skills in school operations, behaviour education and pastoral care. A small classroom teaching component may be embedded in this role.
The successful applicant will ideally have outstanding communication and organisational skills; resilience and the proven ability to lead staff to effectively implement the Western Australian Curriculum. They will also ideally have experience in embedding whole-school approaches, coordinating and initiating strategies for supporting students at educational risk; and engaging staff and students in utilising trauma informed practice. The Deputy Principal will combine with other members of the leadership team, to develop and lead a professional learning community that maximises student outcomes. This will involve supporting staff via coaching and mentoring to develop robust plan-teach-assess cycles based on the analysis of student performance data and encompassing intentional differentiation.
As the successful applicant, you will be a passionate educator, committed to making a difference in the lives of young people.
Charthouse PS is located close to the beaches of Warnbro Sound and caters for children from Kindergarten to Year 6. We are committed to the development of high expectations and the achievement of excellence for all our students. This encompasses our school's focus on academic excellence and the development of the skills needed to become active and resilient citizens. Our school has highly practical and flexible learning and teaching spaces with specialist facilities including a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Block and Music Room. Students of all year levels actively participate in our highly successful physical education program, while students from Years 3 to 6 are immersed in Indonesian as a Language other than English.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:
- Capacity to provide effective leadership in a diverse range of educational settings;
- High level of interpersonal and public relations skills that demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships to achieve planned outcomes;
- Professional knowledge and the ability to apply this knowledge to ensure a high level of educational outcomes for all students (e.g. Aboriginal students, students from diverse ethnic backgrounds and students with special needs).
- Capacity to manage staff, physical and financial resources.
Applications will be assessed against the work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Further information about Charthouse Primary School can be found by visiting www.charthouseps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information:
Please contact Jane Wescott, Principal, by telephoning (08) 9591 7900 or emailing email@example.com.
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements , in context of the role and business needs of the school.
- A CV of up to five (5) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Employees will be required to:
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
- hold a recognised qualification in teaching and be currently registered or eligible for registration to teach in Western Australia;
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
- complete the Department’s training in Accountability and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 25 November 2019.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.